IS THERE MAGIC IN THE UNIVERSE TODAY?
The World is Full of Magical Things!
William Butler Yeats said, “The world is full of magical things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.”
I have a picture at home on my screen saver that says, “surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see greatness within you, even when you don‘t see it yourself.
I think when others see the greatness within me and when I see the greatness within others magic happens.
Ronald Dahl says, ‘those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.’
When we fail to see the commonality of others when we look at them sometimes hate crimes is the result. President Obama said something similar to this when passing a law against racial profiling a few years ago.
To paraphrase what James Redfield says in his book, “The Tenth insight” if we tune in to the beauty of others and look for the higher self wisdom within others and ourselves, our creativity as a group will explode exponentially and our energy will be unstoppable.
When we can create unstoppable energy and increase our creativity, that’s magic.
The Magic of Self Direction
So how do we create magic? Or do we? I could quote from many books I have read, such as “the magic of believing” where Claude Bristol tells us we can make things happen if we believe they will happen; or from David Shwartz ‘The magic of self direction’ where he teaches techniques to help you get what you want with the power of some rituals and your mind. I could also tell about ‘The magic of belief’ where Bruce Lipton, the molecular physicist who proved molecules do not react to the environment but do what they think the environment is. So when we change our thoughts we change our molecules. Now that’s magic.
The great Cherokee Rolling Thunder is quoted as saying, “We should only think of beautiful things when we look at other people.”
Miracles Can Happen
Do you think that thoughts are real? Do thoughts have energy? Do they have power? That’s the magic I’m talking about. I think we must be mindful of our self talk, as it is a conversation with the universe.
According to the new research it looks as if the cells in our body react to everything we think.
To me, when things happen that we didn’t expect or things happen that we thought impossible and against all odds, that’s magic. When you are inclined to say, “It’s a Miracle!” that’s magic.
The new science claims that commitment and excitement with life enhance our immune systems. Of course the opposite is true, but I don’t want to talk about that. I think it’s got to be positive if it’s going to be categorized as magic.
Abraham Lincoln said, “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”
Remember according to the new science, we will get more creative and our energy will grow exponentially if we practice seeing the beauty in others and helping others see we are part of the one interdependent web of existence.
Fifty years ago, I heard people say this idea that thoughts create reality or THOUGHTS can affect our molecules is poppycock. Bull! People would say what are they smoking or drinking when told these ideas that I’ve been calling magic.
Life is Beautiful
Are we moving from a material world to a transformed spiritual view? Is there such a thing as a coincidence?
According to the new science, our body parts are actually energy systems and can be transformed with our thoughts. To me this is magic. How about you?
An ancient art of invoking and controlling spirits by a scientific application of certain formulas was called magic. Indeed there were a great number of magicians that sought to control elemental spirits through ceremonial magic with the hope of securing from the invisible worlds either rare knowledge or supernatural power.
In the 1500’s they claimed that magic was a divine science, where man could work with the powers of nature and learn the nature of all things. To paraphrase from Manly Hall’s ‘The Secret Teachings of all ages’, we are not the insignificant physical bodies we appear to be; our physical bodies are not the true measure of our real self. Our invisible natures are as vast as our comprehension and as measureless as our thoughts. The fingers of our minds reach out and grasp the stars; our spirits mingle with the throbbing life of the cosmos itself. When we have attained the state of understanding we have increase our capacity to know within ourselves the various elements of the universe. As we develop a sense of appreciation we will be able to master the secrets of the seven spheres.
Lawrence Krauss says ‘Every atom in your body came from a star that exploded. And the atoms in your left hand probably came from a different star than your right hand. We are all stardust.’
Life is beautiful and so is all life within it. However when it comes to consciousness and how our minds work and when I hear some of the things our new age scientists are discovering, When I cannot explain it, I say It’s MAGIC!